Philipp Casula


Philipp Casula is a postdoctoral fellow of the Swiss National Science Foundation from the University of Zurich, currently based as visiting scholar at the University of Manchester. His PhD thesis in sociology analyzed the domestic politics of contemporary Russia in terms of hegemony and populism. His current research interest includes the cultural history of post-colonial Russia, especially the relations of the USSR to the Middle East and their cultural representation in Soviet media and academia.